Aug 27, 2015 01:26 PM IST
Clashes spread after police arrested a young leader of the influential Patel clan who led a huge rally on Tuesday to demand more government jobs and college places for members of his community.
- Aug 26, 2015 09:45 PM IST
Referring to the drought-like conditions in parts of the state, the Chief Minister said that due to sudden climate change, agriculture sector needs more risk management and risk mitigation.
- Aug 26, 2015 07:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for calm after a curfew was imposed and a unit of the army deployed in the state he ran for more than a decade before leading his nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to victory in last year's election.
- Aug 26, 2015 04:16 PM IST
Trashing the special package announced during the Prime Minister's visit to Bihar on August 18 as nothing but "narrate a fairy tale to the people of Bihar," Nitish Kumar said it was 'aakro ka mayajaal' (illusion weaved on the basis of statistics).
- Aug 25, 2015 07:48 PM IST
Upsetting Congress plans to wrest control of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council with an all out offensive, BJP won 100 wards out of 198, as the results were declared today by the State Election Commission for the polls held on August 22.
- Aug 25, 2015 06:15 PM IST
Spelling out the details of the amendments his party wants, he said they include fixing tax rate, compensation for nagarpalikas and panchayats and setting up of an independent dispute settlement system.
- Aug 25, 2015 09:58 AM IST
Sources in the government said that the CM is also expected to discuss power tussle with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, land crunch for development projects and transfer and postings of bureaucrats, with the Prime Minister.
- Aug 22, 2015 04:00 PM IST
"Mufti(Mohammad Sayeed)-(Narendra) Modi jugalbandi - first I'll detain them, then you detain them & together we'll make sure these talks just don't take place. Wah!" Omar wrote on microblogging site Twitter.
- Aug 21, 2015 09:27 PM IST
For raw material security, steps will be taken by state government to allot 140 hectares at NEB range Sandur Taluk in Bellary district of Karnataka to VISL as soon as the case pending in High Court is settled, the Minister said.
- Aug 21, 2015 09:27 PM IST
The election is being held after a prolonged court battle, as Siddaramaiah led government sought to defer it on grounds of trifurcating the civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).
- Aug 20, 2015 07:53 PM IST
It also evinced keen interest in deepening the engagement with the state government in the field of cutting down losses in transmission and distribution of power, and in bringing efficiency in demand management.
- Aug 18, 2015 09:36 PM IST
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the state government and Carrier Airconditioning and Refrigeration Limited, a unit of Connecticut-based United Technologies Corporation for setting up the additional 8-acre plant.
- Aug 17, 2015 09:48 PM IST
The MoU was signed by Kerala Principal Secretary (Ports) James Varghese and Adani Vizhinjam Port Private Ltd CEO Santosh Kumar Mahopatra here this evening in the presence of state CM Oommen Chandy and Adani Ports Chairman Gautam Adani.
- Aug 17, 2015 03:47 PM IST
Chairing a meeting of concerned officials, Devendra Fadnavis also announced that Rs 120 crore would be made available for nearby Bawanthadi project, thus giving boost to irrigation in Vidarbha region.
- Aug 14, 2015 07:56 PM IST
"Whatever the reasons and circumstances have been, during the Monsoon Session (of Parliament), the GST should have been allowed to be introduced in Parliament to facilitate the way for its eventual passage," Amarinder observed in a statement, while emphasising and underlining its importance for the overall economic growth of the country.
- Aug 14, 2015 05:29 PM IST
The company has already conducted this project on pilot basis in countries such as Ghana, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya and Singapore, among others, it added.
- Aug 13, 2015 08:55 PM IST
The Union minister also said that the Railways will soon ink a pact with Haryana to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for prompt execution of the railway projects.
- Aug 11, 2015 09:31 PM IST
According to a press release from the Chief Minister's office, the loan will fund the 4,000 MW Yadadri Thermal Power Project, being set up by Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) at Damcharla in Nalgonda district.
- Aug 11, 2015 12:53 PM IST
Parsekar said the government is keen on mining operations to resume from October this year and will take all possible steps in this regard.
- Aug 10, 2015 05:10 PM IST
"There is natural draught of 20 metres to receive bigger ships. A feasibility study for a satellite port has been completed internally. At present, there is only one big port in Maharashtra Â— JNPT. The new port will be an alternative to JNPT to decongest ship movement," Fadnavis said.
- Aug 10, 2015 11:47 AM IST
Modi spoke to Chief Minister Raghubar Das about the incident which occurred in the temple town at around 4 AM, leaving 11 people dead and over 30 injured.
- Aug 07, 2015 09:33 PM IST
School students and young minds should imbue themselves with a spirit of innovation and research in order to expand their horizons, he said at a function here, adding that education implies not just collection but assimilation of information to transform it into knowledge.
- Aug 07, 2015 08:14 PM IST
Though Jayalalithaa was not present during the launch of the National Handloom Day celebrations at the University of Madras here, state Finance Minister O Panneerselvam read out her speech that warmly welcomed Modi. Earlier in day, Jayalalithaa had welcomed Modi at the airport.
- Aug 06, 2015 05:44 PM IST
The Anil Agarwal-led firm has a permission to mine 5.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of the total permitted 20 million tonnes (MT) capacity for iron ore production in Goa by the Supreme Court.
- Aug 04, 2015 05:10 PM IST
Referring to Jaitley's article on Sunday squarely blaming Congress party's "obstructionist" policies to stall the bill, Aiyar said "it was thus richly ironic that the man who taught us how to block matters is now bemoaning how well we have learned from him to do so."